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William Brigham[1, 2]

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  • Name William Brigham 
    Born 26 Mar 1739  Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biographical Information An Active patriot during the revolution. He served on the "Committiee of Safety and Correspondence". He was well educated for his day and was offered a commission as Justice of the Peace but declined it. He was tall and very athletic. It was said he could "jump fences five and six feet high without touching hand or foot". When he was 90 years old he would rather walk than ride one or two miles. 
    Library book: History of the Brigham Family 066 
    Died 1 Aug 1833  Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I2315  Nagel
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2014 

    Father Charles Brigham,   b. 30 Dec 1700, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1781, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Peters,   b. 1716, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1797, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Prentice,   b. 1 Jul 1744, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1834, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1768 
    Children 
     1. Captain Charles Brigham,   b. 27 Jul 1769, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1847, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     2. Susannah Brigham,   b. 27 Nov 1770, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1850  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
     3. Solomon Brigham,   b. 26 Nov 1772, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1817, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     4. Sally Brigham,   b. 12 Sep 1780, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1870, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Persis Brigham,   b. 4 Aug 1786, Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1871  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart